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1

Who invented the Centigrade scale of temperature?

Anders Celcius

2

Which is the southernmost of the North American Great Lakes?

Lake Erie

3

What was the secret identity of the comic book character Babs Gordon?

Batgirl

4

Who played the nanny in the 1992 film `The Hand That Rocks The Cradle`?

Rebecca De Mornay

5

When asked if he would be going to Marilyn Monroe`s funeral, who said `Why should I go? She won`t be there`? Arthur Miller, Joe Di Maggio or John F Kennedy?

Arthur Miller

6

For what film did Humphrey Bogart win his only Oscar?
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The African Queen`

7

the title of an H. G. Wells book, how is Griffin better known?
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The Invisible Man`

8

Who designed Elizabeth Hurley`s famous dress which she wore to the premiere of the film `Four Weddings And A Funeral`?

Gianni Versace

9

Who plays Jim Morrison in the film `The Doors`?

Val Kilmer

10

Actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening married after meeting on the set of what film?

Bugsy

11

What is the name given to a young eagle?

An eaglet

12

Which sculptor`s work includes `Genesis`, `Adam` and `Lucifer`?

Sir Jacob Epstein.

13

Who overthrew King Idris in 1969?

Colonel Gaddafi (in Libya)

14

What was the name of Thomas Keneally`s book on which the film `Schindler`s List` was based?
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Schindler`s Ark`

15

Who was the first American President to win the Nobel Peace Prize?

Theodore Roosevelt

16

Who invented both the electric lamp and the gramaphone?

Thomis Edison

17

How heavy is a puck used in ice hockey? 4 ounces, 6 ouces or 9 ounces?

6 ounces

18

Which actor won his first best actor Oscar for the 1986 film `The Color Of Money`?

Paul Newman

19

Who had a number one in 1995 with `Cotton Eye Joe`?

Rednex

20

Who was the first American President to be born in the 20th century?


John F Kennedy

21

Whose paintings include `Mrs Siddons` and `Blue Boy`?

Thomas Gainsborough

22

Who played Bonnie and Clyde in the 1967 film?

Warren Beaty and Faye Dunaway

23

Which Simspon voice regular and secondary character movie actor was shot dead by his wife in 1998?

Phil Hartman

24

Attu Island is the most western point of which country?

USA

25

Which country was admitted to the United Nations in 1993, becoming the smallest country to have done so?

Monaco

26

1986 which boxer beat Trevor Burbick to become the youngest ever heavyweight world champion?

Mike Tyson

27

What nationality was the racing driver Ayrton Senna?

Brazilian

28

What is name of the Scottish ball game, similar to hockey, in which a player would use a caman to hit the ball?

Shinty

29

What sport features in the Stella Artois tournament?

Tennis

30

In 2004, Ronnie Coleman equaled a famous film star by winning a title for the seventh time. In which field was this?

Bodybuilding (Arnold Swarzennegger has also won the Mr Olympia title 7 times)